Things To Do Today In Buffalo & Niagara

Looking for things to do today in Buffalo? You’ve come to the right place. No matter what you’re interested in, Step Out Buffalo has a complete list of Things To Do in Buffalo, WNY, and Niagara so you can find everything from live music to festivals and everything in between.

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3rd Annual Freelance Business Week Buffalo

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

$49


Virtual - Online Only

Buffalo Hosts Third Annual Freelance Business Week April 19- 23, 2021  Event-filled virtual conference supporting and celebrating WNY’s freelance 

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Hofbrauhaus Buffalo Celebrates the 505th Anniversary of Reinheitsgebot

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

190 Scott St
Buffalo 14204

Buffalo

Next week the Hofbrauhaus will be celebrating the 505th Anniversary of the German Purity Law, Reinheitsgebot.  Reinheitsgebot, the world's oldest food

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Heartlight | A Virtual Dueling Piano Event To Benefit Child & Family Services

Fri, April 23 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$25

844 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo 14209

Virtual - Online Only

Experience high-energy dueling pianos in a night of laughter and fun! Request a song and sing along to support Child & Family Services and thousands

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THINGS TO DO TODAY

Band Together

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free


A large coalition of music industry professionals has teamed up for a multi-week, free virtual event showcasing the local talent across Western New York

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Buffalo Society of Artists 130th Anniversary Member Exhibition

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free


The Buffalo Society of Artists is one of the oldest continually operating arts organizations in the country. It was founded in 1891 to expand and celebrate

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Buffalo In Space Exhibit

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

$16

1020 Humboldt Pkwy
Buffalo 14211

The Buffalo Museum of Science's newest and perhaps most anticipated science studio will be unveiled this August! Buffalo In Space is the eighth and final

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Neighbors: The People of Erie County

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

One Museum Court
Buffalo 14216

Neighbors: The People of Erie County Exploring the region's rich ethnic and cultural heritage through the traditions and stories of immigrant Germans,

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THE SPIRIT OF THE CITY

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

459 Forest Ave
Buffalo 14213

Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition Spirit of the City, the History Museum's 3000 square foot feature exhibit showcasing the Pan-American

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STEAM Afterschool Program @TheFoundry

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

298 Northhampton Street
Buffalo 14208

STEAM AFTERSCHOOL Tuesdays (with optional Wednesday "Open Lab" sessions for any enrolled participants) 4PM-6PM 7th and 8th graders Starts on

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Perspectives on Abstraction – Buffalo Art Movement

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

255 Great Arrow Avenue
Buffalo 14207

From timed processes to organic materials and impulsive color palettes - Jeannine Mullan, Sherry Arndt and Travis Keller explore the principles of abstraction

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KELLOGG OBSERVATORY

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

The Kellogg Observatory has been a part of the Museum’s history for almost 90 years. Named for Jane and Spencer Kellogg, the Kellogg Observatory opened

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Bug Works

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Bug Works is about the kind of bugs that creep, crawl and fly and their place and purpose in our ecosystem. Join Sparky and Ocho O'Rider, Bug Works' Lightning

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Explorations

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Explore Together! Since its 2009 reopening, our interactive Explorations gallery has inspired thousands of wee explorers and toddlers to explore the basics

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Explore YOU

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

This is a permanent science studio exhibit Explore YOU presented by Independent Health invites museum guests to explore anatomy and learn about important

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In Motion

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Explore the basics of physics, mechanical motion, engineering and organic motion through a highly interactive studio space. Corporate support for In

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Our Marvelous Earth

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Explore our Earth's systems, from extreme weather to geological phenomena and the alternative forms of energy our planet provides, and take an in-depth

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Rethink Extinct

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Rethink Extinct takes you on a journey through time, starting in the Paleozoic Era 542 million years ago, to explore the past - and the future - of life

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Seymour & Stanley

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

BMS unveiled two new family members on Saturday, November 26, 2011. Enormous casts of a 12-foot tall mastodon and 26-foot long Albertosaurus now greet

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Perspectives on Abstraction – Buffalo Art Movement

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

255 Great Arrow Avenue
Buffalo 14207

From timed processes to organic materials and impulsive color palettes - Jeannine Mullan, Sherry Arndt and Travis Keller explore the principles of abstraction

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Gareth Lichty, Warp and Weft

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

2495 Main St, Suite #500
Buffalo 14214

Gareth Lichty’s sculptural practice consists of physically manipulating materials such as garden hose, construction fence, field marking tape, polypropylene

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2021 Step Challenge

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

Kimball Tower
Buffalo 14215

Virtual - Online Only

Go from blah to hurrah with the Step Challenge... Feeling a little cooped up? Well, spring is just around the corner, and so is your chance

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The John R. Oishei Pioneer Gallery

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1 Museum Ct
Buffalo 14216

Pioneer life in Buffalo Creek Village is interpreted anew with fresh signage, a full-wall mural depicting rural life, as well as the beloved and iconic

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Inside Tim Russert’s Office

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1 Museum Ct
Buffalo

The Alumni of Canisius High School Presents Inside Tim Russert’s Office: If it’s Sunday, it’s “Meet the Press” After more than four years

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Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1 Museum Ct
Buffalo 14216

The Buffalo News and M&T Bank present Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports.  Icons explores our rich sports history and investigate the

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Car Wash Exhibit At Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

130 Main Street
Buffalo 14202

Explore & More’s new Car Wash exhibit has been planned, designed, and developed over the past twelve months and is the first and ONLY one of its

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The Year of Magical Thinking

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

$25


From one of America’s most iconic writers, The Year of Magical Thinking is based on Didion’s stunning book of electric honesty and passion. It explores

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AT THE WATER’S EDGE, PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS BY MILDRED C. GREEN

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo 14222

Mildred C. Green (1874- 1951) was a muralist, illustrator, educator, and writer. She was born April 18, 1874 in Paris, New York, and moved to Buffalo

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REACTIONS

Tue, April 20 • All Day +more dates

Free

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo 14222

SUNY Buffalo State graduate students in museum studies co-curated Reactions to research and interpret works in the museum’s collection that address

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Watercolor III-Advanced Beginners- Online

Tue, April 20 • 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$78

2655 South Park Ave
Buffalo 14218

Watercolor III - Advanced Beginners-ONLINE Tuesdays, 9-11am General Public - $78 per series Garden Members - $70.20 per series This watercolor class

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A FORGOTTEN LENS: PHILIP C. ELLIOTT REDISCOVERED

Tue, April 20 • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm +more dates

Free

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo 14222

In the mid-twentieth century, Philip Clarkson Elliott and his wife, Virginia Cuthbert, were celebrated artists in Buffalo, New York. Cuthbert was well-known

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Construct

Tue, April 20 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm +more dates

$16

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

CONSTRUCT, the hands-on experience presented by Turner Construction Company, serves as an imagination playground for all ages, where guests are invited

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Zygmunt Planetarium

Tue, April 20 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm +more dates

$16

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

The new Zygmunt digital planetarium allows us to view brilliant night skies from anywhere in the world, visualize legendary constellations and fly through

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Biodiversity

Tue, April 20 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm +more dates

$16

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo 14211

Open Wed - Sun 10am-4pm Prices: Adults- $10; Seniors 62+ - $9; Children 2-17, students* & military* with ID $8 Museum Members - FREE Children under

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Live on Five 2021

Tue, April 20 • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm +more dates

$10

2495 Main Street, Suite 500
Buffalo 14214

Live on Five is back and it has grown! Live on Five 2021 includes an exhibition of 775 original 5″ by 5″ artworks by over 200 local artists. The artwork

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Pinwheels For Prevention At Family Help Center Of Buffalo

Tue, April 20 • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

60 Dingens St.
Buffalo 14206

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. PINWHEELS for PREVENTION is a unique way for The Family Help Center to raise awareness. On Tuesday, April 20th,

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Southtowns Food Truck Fest

Tue, April 20 • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm +more dates

$20

2052 Lakeview Road
Lake View 14085

Southtowns Catholic School is excited to announce that we will be hosting weekly food trucks in our Southtowns Food Truck Fest series! We're bringing in

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Incredible Years Parents & Babies

Tue, April 20 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm +more dates

Free

1021 Broadway St.
Buffalo 14212

Parenting Classes- Parents with babies birth-2 years. 12 Sessions- 2 hours long: FREE Virtual- Zoom Topics: Getting to Know Baby

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Buying Your First Home

Tue, April 20 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free


Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. And if it’s your first time, the process can be quite overwhelming. Thankfully,

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Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Workshop 1 of 3

Tue, April 20 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free


Virtual - Online Only

The SheCAN! Diverse-Is-She Team, together with Bank of America / Merrill Lynch are proud to present a 3 Part Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI)

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Polymer Clay Statement Jewelry- The Slab Method

Tue, April 20 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$38

21 Elm St
East Aurora 14052

Virtual - Online Only

The techniques of polymer clay sculpting are vast and exciting. In this statement jewelry class, we'll teach you how to mix, plan, and stamp a pair of

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Fluid Painting: Coastal Coasters

Tue, April 20 • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$38

17 Elm Street
East Aurora 14052

Virtual - Online Only

Let's celebrate Earth Day by creating your own set of ocean inspired coasters! We will be using a simple fluid paint pour technique to make a set of 4

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Handel and Mozart

Tue, April 20 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm +more dates

$10

3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo 14201

This performance replaces Classical Fireworks, originally scheduled Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20. Handel’s grandiose interlude music to

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Charlie Parker: Easy to Love!

Tue, April 20 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm +more dates

$10

3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo 14201

This performance replaces James Bond & Beyond, originally scheduled Saturday, March 27. An evening of popular compositions from the jazz halls of

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Brand New Day – Back to Broadway!

Tue, April 20 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$10

3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo 14201

This performance replaces Glenn Miller Orchestra, originally scheduled Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17. Join Principal Pops Conductor John

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DINING IDEAS

The Village Bake Shoppe

Only using the finest and freshest ingredients, The Village Bake Shoppe is a top destination for dessert fans from all over the world! Everything is made

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Overwinter Coffee – Williamsville

We will be open 8am-4pm everyday. We’ll keep things short and sweet: we decided to roast coffee because we didn’t feel like there was enough good

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Cookies and Cream

The aim of Cookies $ Cream is to deliver an authentic, nostalgic Ice Cream Parlor experience with a twist, as we also deliver the aromatic and delicious

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